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Twin Lighthouses

Twin Lighthouses

A image error shows the lighthouse on the Breakwater near Plymouth Sound twice. Also in the middle of the Breakwater is the Breakwater Fort. Building work on the Breakwater Fort started in 1860 and went on until 1880. It was part of the ring around Plymouth, coming between Fort Bovisand to the east and Picklecombe Fort to the west. It had 2-foot thick steel armour-plating, and a gun hoist (stil...
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Montevideo Lighthouse

Montevideo Lighthouse

Old Fort to defend the bay of Montevideo from the Spanish crown.. today is the most famous lighthouse, symbol of the country and a big militar museum.
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Fort Oranje, Saint Eustatius

Fort Oranje, Saint Eustatius

Fort Oranje was built after the Treaty of Paris in 1816 to protect the Dutch colony's burgeoning salt trade. It was used as the residence of the island's governor until 1836, when it briefly became a prison. A lighthouse was then constructed as salt production and subsequently seaborne traffic to the island increased. Now the fort serves as the office for the harbourmaster.
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Point Perpendicular Lighthouse

Point Perpendicular Lighthouse

Point Perpendicular and the lighthouse are one of Jervis Bay's most distinctive and powerful landmarks. In 1995 the Australian Maritime Safety Authority handed over management of the Point Perpendicular Lighthouse to the RAN, enabling the lighthouse and grounds to be managed as part of the Beecroft Weapons Range. The Point Perpendicular Lighthouse, built in 1899,is constructed of pre-cast c...
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Mucuripe Lighthouse, Fortaleza

Mucuripe Lighthouse, Fortaleza

Built in baroque style between 1840 and 1845, the lighthouse was deactivated in 1957. In 1981 and 1982 it was restored to shelter the Jangadeiro Lighthouse Museum.
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Fort Flagler, Marrowstone Island

Fort Flagler, Marrowstone Island

Fort Flagler was built along with Fort Casey and Fort Worden to form a "triangle of fire" to protect the entrance to Puget Sound at Admiralty Inlet, and gun batteries in each of these forts face Puget Sound. Situated on the western side of Puget Sound, Fort Flagler's batteries face eastward. In addition to the gun emplacements, the fort has historical barracks and officers' quarters, ...
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Old lighthouse of Borkum

Old lighthouse of Borkum

The Old lighthouse of Borkum was built in 1576 and is 45 meters high.
When it burned out in 1879, the New Lighthouse was errected in a record-breaking construction time of a half year.
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Lighthouse Schiermonnikoog

Lighthouse Schiermonnikoog

The lighthouse on the Dutch waddeneiland schiermonnikoog has no official name.

Year of build: 1853-1854
Hight: 37 meters
Light hight: 44 meters
Material: brick and nature stone
Monument: yes, since 1980
Radar: yes, since 1979
24 hours manned per day
Characteristics: From the lighthouse bulletins are supplied for coastal wat...
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Lighthouse Ameland

Lighthouse Ameland

Bornrif is a sandplate between the Nederlandse waddenislands Ameland and Terschelling. The lighthouse of Ameland is sometimes called Bornrif. Officialy the lighthouse doesn't have a name.

Year of bild: 1880-1881
Hight: 55,3 meter
Lighthight: 58 meter
Material: cast iron
Monument: yes, since 1982
Radar: yes, since 1988
Maned: sometim...
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cap bear lighthouse, France

cap bear lighthouse, France

The lighthouse of cap béar was built in 1905. It is one of the latest french lighthouse before spain.
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Montauk Point Lighthouse

Montauk Point Lighthouse

The Montauk Lighthouse on Long Island, NY is the fourth oldest active lighthouse in the United States. Commissioned by George Washington and erected in 1796, it stands at the easternmonst extent of New York State.
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The Lighthouse of the End of the World

The Lighthouse of the End of the World

In 1884, the San Juan de Salvamento Lighthouse was built on the Isla de los Estados. A Subprefecture was also built and its function was that of rescuing eventual shipwreck victims.


The lighthouse was named the "End of the World Lighthouse", due to a novel written by Jules Verne (Le Phare du Boute du Monde. Dc.1905). It was the only light that sailors had i...
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